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How a student project opened the doors of Disney for one Imagineer

Progress City, USA has the story of George McGinnis, a student whose undgraduate design project was able to catch the eye of Walt Disney and many Imagineers. Eventually it was the key to his landing a job a WED, know … Continue reading

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1964 World’s Fair with Imagineer Marty Sklar

I wish I could say I remember the 1964 World’s Fair, but alas I wasn’t quite even a glimmer in my parents eye then. I do feel like I’m acquainted with the project based on everything I’ve read about it … Continue reading

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Inside Walt Disney Imagineering, a new video

People sometimes ask me why Disney stopped producing video podcasts. I wondered about that too, but it looks like the video production never really ended. They just don’t call it a ‘podcast’ anymore. Now you can just subscribe to a … Continue reading

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Marc Davis Art on Exhibit

It’s hard to express how talented an artist Marc Davis, one of Walt’s Nine Old Men, was. You’ve no doubt seen his animation (Aurora, Maleficient, and Tinkerbell to name a few) and his concept art (Pirates, Country Bears, and Haunted … Continue reading

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New Imagineering History Book for sale

Ever look at a book cover and know right away you have to add it to your collection? I just had that experience with “Walt Disney’s Legends of Imagineering and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park” by Jeff Kurtti. … Continue reading

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